I'm 38 yrs old, 5'4", 120 lbs. Which do you recommend, 350 HP or 304 mod+, to achieve natural looking breasts? (photos)
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HP vs mod profile implant?
1. Dimensional planning
2. Gel Implant Sizing system
Dimensional planning – The measurements of your chest wall are taken. Also, the breast dimensions including the height, width, and current dimensions of each breast form the basis of dimensional planning. Based on these measurements, the implant size is recommended. This will give you a unique breast implant that is suited for your body frame. However, there are some limitations of what size we can recommend. For instance, some implants may just be too big for a narrow chest wall. Your surgeon can review this with you during the consultation.
Gel Implant Sizing system – During the preliminary breast implant consultation, you will be provided with an option to “try on” a variety of implant shapes and sizes. You can also visualize the possible outcomes of your surgery which helps you to get that perfect size to give you the shape that you longed for. This way your preferences are known and you can then pick a range of implants that will “fit” just right to give a soft natural fuller look. Hope this helps.
Implant volume and cup size
Gary Horndeski, M.D.
Mod + or HP
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Choose your surgeon carefully; this is the most important decision you will make in regards to your breast augmentation. All members of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery are board certified in plastic surgery with experience in cosmetic surgery. surgery.org will give you a list of such surgeons in your area.
Come to your consultation prepared to discuss your aesthetic goals - bust fullness, figure balance and breast shape. Bringing photos to illustrate your point can be helpful. After an examination your surgeon will be able to discuss and recommend particular implants that will best achieve your aesthetic goals. Some surgeons will use various tools to help patients choose their implants. Implant sizing, 2D photography, 3D photography and photo gallery review are a few. Ultimately I believe the patient should make the final decision with regards to the implant. I believe the surgeon's role is to offer advice; I do not think the surgeon's role is to dictate which implants patients choose.
I'm 38 yrs old, 5'4", 120 lbs. Which do you recommend, 350 HP or 304 mod+, to achieve natural looking breasts?
Which is better 350 cc or 304 cc breast implants
You are starting from a good place and the fact you're having a lift on the lower sided breast is an excellent decision.
A breast implant sizing system evaluation during which specially shaped breast implants are placed into a non-padded bra will allow you to see what each size will look like on your frame and body. This can be very helpful.
One option is to choose a 325 cc breast implant which is between the 2 sizes you are considering. In my practice patients often ask me to use a saline sizer during surgery and see how both sizes look and they allow me to choose the size which looks better when they are unsure between 2 size variations of 25-50 cc.
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